: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's 1976 interviews with Louise Todd Lambert, documenting Lambert's early years as an official for the Communist Party in California, including her participation in major labor actions and strikes of the 1930s; her involvement in local and statewide elections as a Communist Party candidate and campaign manager; her arrest and imprisonment in the Tehachapi correctional institute for women (1935-1938); her experiences "underground" as a member of the national Communist Party's reserve leadership (1950-1955); and, finally, her resignation from the Party in 1958. The final portion of the interview is devoted to Lambert's memories of fellow activist Anita Whitney. Collection Guide
: Finding aid to the Louise Todd Lambert oral history Manuscript Call Number
: MS 3520 Cassette Call Number
: CT 31.1-31.20Rights
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Part of the Women in California Collection.
Interviewer: Kendall, Lucille